Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave – Introductory Video

Utilizing historic photographs, film footage, and contemporary interviews, this video provides an overview of William “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s rise to fame and explains why he is buried on Lookout Mountain. Learn more about the multi-cultural cast of the Wild West show, Lakota performers, Annie Oakley and other female cast members, and factors that converged to reduce the population of American bison and Cody’s role in their conservation.  The film dispels commonly believed myths about Cody to reveal that the story is much more complex than the hero-villain binary.

Galloping Gourmet: Dining with Buffalo Bill – Steve Friesen

Author, historian, and former museum director Steve Friesen presented research from his upcoming culinary biography of Cody in this February 24, 2022, virtual program. Moderated by Jacqui Ainlay-Conley, director of the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave.

Oscar Wilde in America and Buffalo Bill in England – Gregory Hinton

Recording of live presentation by author and playwright Gregory Hinton given on February 27, 2023, at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado, for the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. A son of the rural Rocky Mountain West, Hinton devotes his energies to Out West™, his national museum program series offering lectures, films, plays, and gallery exhibitions dedicated to shining a light on LGBTQ history and culture in the American West. Following Hinton’s presentation there was a Q&A moderated by Jacqui Ainlay-Conley, director of the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave.